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Where do I begin Gamming?


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#1 Zenwolf79   Members   -  Reputation: 122

Posted 15 November 1999 - 04:17 AM

I'm 20 years old, Have not been to college but took an eight month course to learn Software Development for both Mainframe and PC. That was a good 7 months ago and I've been working in the IT Business Software Development field ever since. I guess My Question is where do I Learn how to program games? also Where do I Begin?

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#2 The^gnome   Members   -  Reputation: 122

Posted 13 November 1999 - 02:31 PM

I would suggest you search yahoo for 'game programming' and look around
check the programming section here and learn some tile based/isometric stuff...
then just read every single article you can get your hands on till it makes sense

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#3 Zenwolf79   Members   -  Reputation: 122

Posted 15 November 1999 - 03:15 AM

Thank you for your post I'm going to try exactly that and read everything I get my hands on till it makes sense! Thank you!

#4 Dave Astle   Senior Staff   -  Reputation: 2307

Posted 15 November 1999 - 04:03 AM

I'd also suggest picking up a copy of Tricks of the Windows Game Programming Gurus. It will cover the basics and give you a good foundation.

#5 Zenwolf79   Members   -  Reputation: 122

Posted 15 November 1999 - 04:06 AM

Is it easy to read and understand? I've found some books on Game programming extremely dificult to understand!

#6 rperkins   Members   -  Reputation: 122

Posted 15 November 1999 - 04:15 AM

I hear that "Windows Game Programming for Dummies" is supposed to be an excellent beginner's source. I'm just starting myself and ordered it. Should get it this week.

#7 Zenwolf79   Members   -  Reputation: 122

Posted 15 November 1999 - 04:17 AM

That sounds really cool! Let me know how it goes for you!




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